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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Ibaraki, Japan

bottled
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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Malts: Marris Otter, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate, Black  Hops: Chinook, Cascade  Original Gravity: 1.064


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aenima (242) - Askim, - NOV 7, 2013
Citrusy, caramely and toffee aroma. Taste is malty with caramel and toffee with some citrus in the background. Medium carbonation.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours dark amber, dry bitter taste, some sweet toffee and caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6315) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle at Taps beer bar, KL. It pours deep red with a small off-white head. The nose is toasty, earth, caramel, dried fruits, light spice, wood and resin. The taste is crisp, malt-driven, dark fruits, toasty, caramel, cherry cola, decent bitterness, resin, light pepper with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Bitterness carries the malt through, but it is still a bitter sticky on the mouth-feel. Alright.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (526) - SPAIN - JUN 6, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2014 Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en un Seijo Ichii de Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japon. Color ambar oscuro. Sabor a lupulo, malta, ligeramente amargo. Muy buena cerveza.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (997) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Love this beer. A better tasting Sapporo for lack of a better diacritics. Nice bitter and hoppy finish. Had at sunda ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (7988) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Amber copper with a medium foam. Aromas are burnt toffee with earthy, woody notes and red berries. Bubblegum with floral aspects and brown sugar. Flavours are sweet, chewy toffee with a solid piney bitterness. Pithy and spicy with red berries. Some plastic and black tea. Pretty good overall.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tinylightsrecs (163) - - APR 25, 2014
Bottle from Rehills Newcastle at home. Another success from Hitachino - complex flavours but deceptively drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brentv (314) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 23, 2014
From a bottle in Tokyo, pours dark amber chestnut color with a slight white head. Aroma of fruit and toffee. Taste is fruit, toffee, very slightly bitter, and slightly bitter on the finish, too. Almost no lacing. Medium mouthfeel, smooth, and nice carbonation. A very nice beer and a pleasure to drink. Worth seeking out again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (2933) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: The Flying Elk, Stockholm.
Appearance: Light brown colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Sweet sugar, caramel, malt, fruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, caramel, somewhat bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
torriman (30) - Valencia, SPAIN - JAN 6, 2014
In 33ml bottle. Very good beer. Nice bittery taste, malty, caramel and a bit fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3267) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle. Dark copper color with off white head. Aroma of sugar amber malt, ash, gunpowder and grass. Taste is sweet, rich with dark malt, faint dried fruit, ash with a sweet finish


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